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COVID-19 Updates
LAST UPDATED:  July 2, 2020
 
Dear Hilltopper Community,

We will continue to use the Blackboard email system to communicate major updates pertaining to the upcoming school year (2020-21). District Blackboard emails will continue to be cross-referenced to:

If you are a parent/guardian with a child enrolled in the district and find that you are not successfully receiving Blackboard emails, please contact our Communications Director, Kelly Misch, at kelly.misch@chardonschools.org  for assistance.

ADMINISTRATIVE UPDATES
GOOGLE FORMS 
 
LETTERS, PRESENTATIONS, & VIDEO REPLAYS
July 2, 2020 - Message from Superintendent Hanlon Following Governor Mike DeWine's July 2, 2020 Briefing
June 18, 2020 - Cancellation of 2020 Prom - Blackboard Email from Mr. Murray 
June 9, 2020 - K-12 100% Virtual Classes ENROLLMENT LETTER & APPLICATION from Dr. Klein
June 9, 2020 - Reopening of Schools Update:  YouTube Presentation by Dr. Hanlon and Dr. Klein 
 
BOARD OF EDUCATION:  VIRTUAL MEETINGS
June 29, 2020 - VIDEO:  Regular Board Meeting (Replay)
June 15, 2020 - VIDEO:  Regular Board Meeting (Replay)
May 18, 2020 - VIDEO:  Regular Board Meeting (Replay) 
April 20, 2020 - VIDEO:  Regular Board Meeting (Replay) 
April 1, 2020 - VIDEO:  Special Board Meeting (Replay)
 
CHROMEBOOKS:  TECH SUPPORT SERVICE
June 16, 2020 - Chromebook Tech Support - Summer 2020 UPDATE
 
COMMUNITY OUTREACH - HOW HILLTOPPERS CAN HELP 
April 2, 2020 - Community Partnership with UH Geauga:  Love our Lifesavers Geauga for Frontlines Workers 
March 25, 2020 - Community Partnership with Geauga County Department on Aging:  Art & Letters from the Heart for Seniors
 
COMMUNITY RESOURCES
ACTIVITIES for AGES 3 - ADULT
CWRU Summer 2020 Reading Programs for PreK - Grade 12
Fairmount Center for the Arts:  Summer Offerings
      FREE Classes - Online, Interactive Dance, Art, Theater, Music, Fitness Classes for Ages 3-Adult
      Summer Camps - Online, Interactive Camps for Children Ages 3-15
      ArtsyoU - Online, Interactive, Personalized Music, Visual Art, Photography, Dance, Fitness, Nutrition Sessions for Children & Adults
Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio
  • MAY 2020 FLYER
  • FREE Girl Scouts at Home program content
  • Virtual Troop Meetings for ALL girls
  • Virtual Introductions to Girl Scouts
SAY! - How to Create Summer Fun with your Teen during COVID-19
Virtual Meeting:  THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 7:00PM 
 
COVID-19 RESOURCESGeauga Public Health 
State of Ohio - Official Website: ohio.gov 
Staying Calm and Well - a Webinar Series for Early Adolescents - by Ohio State University
 
EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT GROUPS
Ravenwood Health       
Employment Support Group
Open to All Geauga County Residents
 
FOOD, PAYING HOUSING BILLS, & OTHER ESSENTIAL SERVICES
211.org - Main Website
 
Geauga Family Jobs and Family Services
P-EBT:  Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program 
 
SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL RESOURCES
Chardon Local Schools:  Chardon Cares - Weekly Newsletter
Week 1 Edition - March 18, 2020
 
Ask a Psychologist:  Supporting our Young People During this Current Crisis
A blog created in partnership between renowned psychologist and researcher, Angela Duckworth, and Education Week.
 
GENERAL DISTRICT COMMUNICATIONS CONTACT
Questions or Unable to Locate a Resource? 
Reach out to communications@chardonschools.org, and we are glad to answer your question(s) and/or direct you to resources. 
If you have a class-specific question during the school year, please reach out to your child's teacher. Building-specific requests can be directed to your building administrator. When in doubt, reach out and we are glad to help. 
 
LIBRARIES for STUDENTS (Birth - Grade 7)
Geauga County Public Library - Digital Offerings & eCard Signup
Ohio Governor's Imagination Library 
Storytime with Superintendent Hanlon
Storytime with Board President Madelon Horvath 
 
REFUND PROCESSES for CANCELLED Chardon Local Schools Events
[The Chardon Schools Treasurer's Department continues to address additional events. Announcements about any further cancellations or postponements, including refund processes, will be posted here as the details become available.] 
June 16, 2020 - October 2020 WASHINGTON DC TRIP
April 27, 2020 - May 2020 GRADUATION FEE 
April 23, 2020 - Spring 2020 SPORTS ACTIVITY FEES
March 16, 2020 - May 2020 GRADE 7 CHICAGO TRIP
March 12, 2020 - Spring Musical 2020 - MAMMA MIA!
 
SCHOOL WEBSITES
Chardon High School - Main Website
CHS - Cancellation of 2020 Prom - 6/18/2020 Blackboard Email from Mr. Murray
CHS - LETTER TO SENIORS from Principal Doug Murray
CHS - Quick Reference COVID-19 & Remote Learning Communications 
CHS- Summer Extra Curricular-COVID-19 Waiver of Liability and Indemnification 
 
Chardon Middle School - Main Website
CMS - Counseling Department Message, Including Contact Information for Parents/Guardians/Students
CMS - News Archive
CMS - Parent Resources for Remote Learning
CMS - Student Technology Guide 
CMS - Teacher Virtual Office & Instruction Hours 
 
Munson Elementary School - Main Website
 
Park Elementary School - Main Website
 
Tiny Toppers Preschool -Main Website 
COVID-19 Family Resources:  A Reference List for Preschool Families [also suitable for Elementary School Families] 
 
SOCIAL MEDIA SITES for PARENTS/GUARDIANS
Chardon Local Schools - Facebook Page Updated Daily
Chardon Local Schools Twitter Page - Updated Daily
Chardon Local Schools Instagram Page - Updated Once/Week
 
Chardon Middle School PTO - Facebook Page
Munson Elementary School PTO - Facebook Page 
Park Elementary School PTO - Facebook Page 
 

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